Bill Status of HB3712 101st General Assembly
Short Description: ELEC CD-CONTRIBUTION MATCHING
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy and Delia C. Ramirez
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|10 ILCS 5/Art. 9A heading new|
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Small Donor Democracy Matching System for Fair Elections Act. Amends the Election Code. Creates a small donor campaign contribution matching system for candidates for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, State Comptroller, State Treasurer, Secretary of State, State Senator, and State Representative. Creates the Small Donor Democracy Matching Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Sets forth requirements for accessing the small donor matching system. Sets forth provisions for the funding of the matching contributions. Imposes limits on the access to matching funds. Allows the General Assembly to increase various amounts, subject to public referendum. Provides for penalties for violations of the provisions. Sets forth disclosure requirements. Creates the Campaign Finance Board within the State Board of Elections to implement the campaign contribution matching system. Includes severability provisions. Effective immediately.